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Saraswati idol immersion processions affect Delhi traffic movement

IANS  |  New Delhi/Greater Noida 

Smooth movement of traffic was affected on some major roads linking the ghats in the national capital during peak hours owing to the processions taken out for immersion of goddess idols, police said.

According to the Police, the traffic movement moved slow in Kalindi Kunj road -- the road connecting to Noida -- during peak hours.

"Since a large number of devotees, who had gathered to immerse idols of goddess in pusta areas, such as Wazirabad, Geeta Colony, Kalindi Kunj and various other roads close to ghats, the traffic was affected and moved slow but was not completely clogged," of Police said.

According to sources, due to Narendra Modi's visit to Greater Noida, too, the traffic congestion prevailed for around 20 minutes at DND and other nearby roads in south

"No traffic jam was reported from the city but the movement of vehicles was halted due to the movement of convoy of for some 15 minutes on the roads connecting Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway," a said.



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 00:26 IST